IES Abroad Vienna Summer - Internship
As an IES intern, you’ll enjoy the history, rich culture, and professional opportunities that the political and economic capital of Austria has to offer. Recently ranked first in the Mercer Quality of Living survey, there’s nowhere and no way better to spend your summer than with a full-time internship in Vienna. This program guarantees you an internship in Austria that will help you develop professional skills to jump-start your career and make you more attractive to employers in today’s competitive job market. These unpaid, academic summer internships place Vienna interns in fields such as the arts, international relations, psychology, and more. As a summer intern, you'll work with this local business or organization for approximately 30 hours per week. Before you depart, we work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, hone your networking and interviewing skills, and prepare you for working in a new cultural environment.
We'd like to let you in on a little secret: Vienna is extraordinary. Quickly—gather your things and study there before more students realize what a hidden gem it is. Consistently rated one of the top cities in the world to live in, come see for yourself why the music, culture, and history of this world-class city elicit nothing but adoration from those who go there.
Academics & Curriculum
You will enroll in a required 3- or 6-credit academic internship seminar with other IES interns, where you’ll gain context for your internship placement by examining cultural issues in the workplace. You have the option of enrolling in a 3-credit German language course at no extra cost, as well, if your work schedule allows.
You will live in a shared apartment with other IES Interns. The apartments have fully equipped kitchens, but no meals are provided.
Students attending this program may consider applying to one or more of the following scholarships:
Additional scholarship opportunities can be found on the Office of Education Abroad's scholarship webpage